Sheriff's Office seeking information on robbery

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with information regarding an armed robbery that occurred at Beno’s Motel and Casino located on Hwy 31, South of St. Martinville, on the evening of June 10, 2008, at approximately 11:36 p.m.

An unknown suspect entered the casino part of the business brandishing a hand gun and demanding money. The employees relinquished the money and the suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as an unknown black male/female, approximately 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, with a slender build wearing a long sleeve blue shirt and a ski mask.

No injuries were reported and the suspect was able to flee the scene with an undetermined amount of money.

If anyone has information regarding the identification of the suspect, please contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071. All informants will remain anonymous.

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